It’s one of the sad facts of Star Wars that Luke Skywalker never met his mother. The last Jedi had no memory of Padme Amidala after she died in childbirth during Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (although somehow Luke’s twin sister Leia claimed to have known her mum, but let’s just blame that little plot hole on the Force, shall we?).
And in a case of life imitating art, it turns out that Mark Hamill has never met her either. On the 37th birthday of star Natalie Portman, who played Padme in the prequels, the Skywalker actor revealed he’s never crossed paths with Portman.
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